Android powers over 51% of smartphones, continues growing

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  Nielsen has published a report on U.S. smartphones and their operating system. Of course, Android is in the lead, running on 51.8% of all smartphones. iOS came in second with 34.8%, which is a 17.5% difference between the two. It’s interesting that Android and iOS combined make up ...

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Verizon says Galaxy SIII bootloader will be unlocked via OTA update [UPDATED: FALSE]

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  EDIT: It turns out that Verizon customer service was misinformed, and the bootloaders will NOT be unlocked via an OTA (or any other) update. The OTA update mentioned is for the GSM Radio on the device. The bootloader is to remain locked, and the developer version will continue to be the ...

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CyanogenMod 9 running on the Nexus Q [video]

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The Nexus Q has been slated by Google as a “developer’s media device” since it’s inception at Google I/O. In the same vein, is there anything that screams “developer” like CyanogenMod? Well, put the two together, and here’s what you get. Jason Parker ...

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Get the Jelly Bean keyboard for your ICS device running 4.0.3 or higher

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If you’re running ICS, at least version 4.0.3, on your Android device, then you should really check this out. A developer by the name of “Beansoft” has released a beta port of the Jelly Bean keyboard – and its prediction engine – that runs on Android 4.0.3 and ...

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Google releases official changelog for Jelly Bean

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That’s right, Google has just announced the changelog to their newest Android version, Jelly Bean. We saw most of the Jelly Bean coverage at Google I/O, from the camera enhancements to Project Butter, but now Google has finally given users the full breakdown of what the latest, tastiest ...

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets to have entertainment systems running Android

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  When you’re travelling, especially by plane, the experience has the capacity to be awful. Crying kids (even if they’re yours!), loud / rude passengers, expensive food, or even people burping the whole flight that smells like bologna and Red Hots (hail to our Chief Editor’s ...

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CM10 progress video show’s CyanogenMod’s yet-unreleased version running on Optimus 4X HD

CyanogenMod, arguably the most popular ROM in the Android community, is working on an update to their software. The newest version being worked, CM10, is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. One of the devs on the CM team has released a video preview showing CM10, and we’re excited. Ricardo ...

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HTC releases kernel source for EVO 4G LTE

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  If you’ve got an EVO 4G LTE and you’re either a dev or a user who loves flashing ROMs, then it’s time to throw your hands in the air. HTC has (finally) released the source code for the kernel on this device, and it’s a great thing. While most users (as in about 99%... ...

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IMDB App for Android updates, now gives recommendations and check-ins, plus more

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IMDB just released an update to their Android app. Along with the update, you’ll find: Sharing – check in on Facebook & Twitter to share what you’re watching Recommendations – discover other titles you might be interested in Mobile IMDb message boards – join in the discussion on your ...

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Sprint announces white HTC EVO 4G LTE, will be available on July 15

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In April, HTC and Sprint officially unveiled their next powerhouse smartphone known as the HTC EVO 4G LTE. It was made available in Sprint’s store during the first week of June, and overall it’s a very decent device. Now Sprint has officially announced a white version of the HTC EVO ...

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Rovio launches Amazing Alex, available at Google Play for $0.99

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Rovio is famous for creating one of the most amazing games of all time, Angry Birds. For the last 3 years, they have been launching several updated versions of it, including Angry Birds Seasons and (the best so far) Angry Birds Space. Now Rovio has decided to change the scene a little bit by ...

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Motorola XT907 appears with Verizon colours, a budget-friendly phone?

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Verizon’s Droid RAZR series is very famous now a days, and I personally believe that Motorola RAZR is probably the sexiest Moto device ever made. Now it looks like Verizon is introducing a new device; it’s the Motorola XT907 and it’s leaked with Verizon and Verizon’s 4G ...

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HTC planning to make a ‘unique’ tablet?

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HTC entered the tablet market with the beautiful HTC Flyer; however it wasn’t a big hit, same thing happened with HTC JetStream. Now they want to make an entry again in the crowded Android tablet with a ‘unique’ tablet. HTC representative told PC advisor that a tablet will ...

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Motorola says Atrix HD to have encrypted bootloader, needed to ‘meet requirements’

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  You know, you would think that, at this point, Manufacturers would get the point about locking down their bootloaders. It makes devs mad, it makes high-end users mad, and it just seems to be an all around lose-lose situation. Motorola confirmed on their Twitter page that the newly announce ...

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WSJ reports Amazon working on “Kindle Phone”, to release as early as late 2012

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There have been rumors floating around for a bit now about Amazon working on a so-called “Kindle Phone”. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting the same thing, adding coals to the rumor fire. According to WSJ, the device is in fact real, and could be released as early as this ...

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